SEPT 21 | Spotlight Speaker: Angie Thomas

Friday, Sept. 21, 8 PM (7 PM VIP reception)

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, with reception in the AK Café
Spotlight Speaker: Angie Thomas

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Angie Thomas is the author of the instant #1 New York Times bestseller The Hate U Give: widely known as the Black Lives Matter-inspired YA novel. Called “a stunning, brilliant, gut-wrenching novel that will be remembered as a classic of our time” (The New York Times), it’s already been adapted as a major feature film that will be released on October 19. In talks, Thomas gives context and background to the culture, politics, and movement behind the book.

SEPT 22 | Community Conversations on REVOLUTIONS

Saturday, Sept. 22, 10:30 AM

Rockwell Hall, Buffalo State College

From the events of 1776 and 1968, through the impact of the tech revolution and big data, to #metoo and Black Lives Matter in 2018, come join us as we examine revolution? versus REVOLUTION!

The full festival day begins with a performance by Dan Hoyle of “BORDER PEOPLE” and continues with talks, panels, and community conversations on “revolutions” of all forms. Lunch by West Side Bazaar and a closing reception featuring music by the Autonomous Vehicles and beer by Community Beer Works.

View the detailed schedule here.

WBFO’s Jay Moran gets the scoop on the 2017 Buffalo Humanities Festival

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Buffalo, NY NPR-affiliate WBFO features a couple interviews about the Buffalo Humanities Festival: Environments.

Morning host Jay Moran sat down with UB Humanities Institute Director David Castillo and Executive Director (interim) Kari Winter to discuss this year’s festival. The link includes an interview with festival speaker Adam Rome for a preview of his Saturday talk, “My Walks with Olmsted.”

Click through for the full interviews and article.

http://news.wbfo.org/post/humanities-festival-focusing-climate-change